INEC To Hold Governorship Elections In Kogi, Bayelsa On Nov 2

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 2, 2019, to conduct governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States. INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Voter Education and Information, Mr Festus Okoye, announced this in a statement on Tuesday. The announcement followed a meeting of the electoral body at its headquarters in Abuja where … Continue reading INEC To Hold Governorship Elections In Kogi, Bayelsa On Nov 2

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Son Strikes As Tottenham Beat City In Champions League Showdown

  Tottenham ignored Harry Kane’s latest injury woes as Son Heung-Min sealed a priceless 1-0 win over Manchester City after Hugo Lloris saved Sergio Aguero’s penalty in a dramatic Champions League quarter-final first leg on Tuesday. Mauricio Pochettino’s side earned a slender advantage thanks to Son’s clinical strike late in the second half at the … Continue reading Son Strikes As Tottenham Beat City In Champions League Showdown

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Liverpool Beat Porto To Close On Champions League Semis

  Liverpool closed in on a Champions League semi-final meeting with Barcelona or Manchester United as Porto were swept aside 2-0 in the first leg of their quarter-final tie at Anfield. Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino struck inside the first 26 minutes to put the hosts in command and Liverpool’s only regret may be not … Continue reading Liverpool Beat Porto To Close On Champions League Semis

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Why We Relocated Jakana Residents To Maiduguri – Army

  The Nigerian Army has explained why the residents of Jakana, a town on the Maiduguri-Damaturu Expressway in Borno State, were evacuated from their homes. The Deputy Director of Army Public Relations of the Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre Command and 7 Division, Colonel Ado Isa, disclosed that the decision was to avoid collateral damage in … Continue reading Why We Relocated Jakana Residents To Maiduguri – Army

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Champions League: Ronaldo Returns For Juventus Against Ajax

  Cristiano Ronaldo returns for Juventus in Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final first leg against Ajax in Amsterdam, a tie between two grand European names that is also an enticing repeat of the 1996 final. Ronaldo suffered a thigh injury playing for Portugal late last month and has not featured for Juventus since netting a stunning … Continue reading Champions League: Ronaldo Returns For Juventus Against Ajax

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BREAKING: Netanyahu, Gantz Claim Victory In Israeli Polls

  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz both claimed victory after Israel’s general elections on Tuesday as exit polls showed the two were neck and neck. The exit polls from Israel’s three main television stations appeared to show Netanyahu better placed to form a coalition with the help of smaller right-wing … Continue reading BREAKING: Netanyahu, Gantz Claim Victory In Israeli Polls

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Lovren Returns For Liverpool, Porto Champions League Clash

  Dejan Lovren will make his first Liverpool start sine early January as Jurgen Klopp made three changes for his side’s Champions League quarter-final, first leg at home to Porto on Tuesday. Croatian centre-back Lovren returns at the expense of Joel Matip, while James Milner deputises for the suspended Andy Robertson at left-back. Liverpool captain … Continue reading Lovren Returns For Liverpool, Porto Champions League Clash

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2019 Budget: Saraki Gives Senate Committee Thursday To Submit Report

  The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has asked the Senate Committee on Appropriations to submit its report on the 2019 Appropriation Bill by Thursday. He gave the deadline on Tuesday during plenary at the upper chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. Senator Saraki had asked the members of the Appropriations Committee to brief … Continue reading 2019 Budget: Saraki Gives Senate Committee Thursday To Submit Report

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Aguero Back For City’s Tottenham Champions League Showdown

  Sergio Aguero was fit to take his place in Manchester City’s starting line-up for their Champions League quarter-final first leg at Tottenham on Tuesday. Aguero had missed City’s last two matches against Cardiff and Brighton after suffering a muscle injury during their Premier League win at Fulham on March 30. But the Argentine striker, … Continue reading Aguero Back For City’s Tottenham Champions League Showdown

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UN Evacuates 150 Refugees From Libyan Detention Centre

  The UN said Tuesday it had evacuated more than 150 refugees from a Tripoli detention centre affected by recent clashes and said refugees elsewhere might also need to be moved. The operation came as warring factions in the North African country faced mounting international pressure to halt the violence that has killed several dozen … Continue reading UN Evacuates 150 Refugees From Libyan Detention Centre

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